Monday, November 01, 2004

Weaker Sex? Not These Women!

In The Times News (Twin Falls, Idaho)

From outstanding women leading and educating Magic Valley's health care sector to small-business entrepreneurs to the director of Twin Falls' downtown business improvement district, the women we're spotlighting serve in some of the valley's most influential positions.

While we've got nothing against businessmen, it's important to realize the business contributions made by women. Like the old cigarette ads say, we've come a long way, baby.

Other interesting snippets:

• "By far and away, women (business owners) are more receptive to education than men," he said.

• On top of their business duties, many women juggle the responsibilities of families and children. That scenario wasn't common just 50 years ago. And in some respects, the division of labor still isn't balanced.

• According to recent statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, working women spend about an hour more doing household chores and caring for family members than men, while men spend about an hour more at the office.

To read the entire article, visit: Weaker Sex? Not These Women!

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